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JNB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: JNB / FAOR
Airport Names:
  1. O. R. Tambo International Airport
  2. Johannesburg International Airport
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
GPS Coordinates: 26°8'21"S by 28°14'45"E
Area Served: Johannesburg, South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa
Operator/Owner: Airports Company South Africa
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 5,558 feet (1,694 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB):

  • On 26 November 2006, the airport became the first in Africa to host the Airbus A380.
  • In addition to being known as "O. R. Tambo International Airport", another name for JNB is "Johannesburg International Airport".
  • O. R. Tambo International Airport handled 18,794,897 passengers last year.
  • Because of O. R. Tambo International Airport's high elevation of 5,558 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at JNB. Combined with a high temperature, this could make JNB a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The new International Pier development will increase international arrivals and departures capacity in a double storey structure with nine additional airside contact stands, four of which are Airbus A380 compatible.
  • The furthest airport from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) is Hana Airport (HNM), which is located 11,979 miles (19,279 kilometers) away in Hana, Hawaii, United States.
  • In late 2005, a name change was proposed for the airport to "O.
  • During busy periods, outbound flights use the western runway for take-off, while inbound flights use the eastern runway for landing.
  • O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) is Rand Airport (QRA), which is located only 9 miles (15 kilometers) SW of JNB.
  • A second terminal between the two runways has also been mooted, which is proposed for completion by 2012.

Map of Nearest Airports from O. R. Tambo International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from O. R. Tambo International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.26 miles (14.90 km) SWRand Airport (QRA)Johannesburg, South AfricaView Rand Airport on a map Set QRA as destination Airport Get more information about Rand Airport
212.44 miles (20.02 km) NNWGrand Central Airport (GCJ)Johannesburg, South AfricaView Grand Central Airport on a map Set GCJ as destination Airport Get more information about Grand Central Airport
324.22 miles (38.98 km) NWLanseria International Airport (HLA)Lanseria, South AfricaView Lanseria International Airport on a map Set HLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lanseria International Airport
427.05 miles (43.54 km) SSEHeidelberg Airport (HDB)Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyView Heidelberg Airport on a map Set HDB as destination Airport Get more information about Heidelberg Airport
533.58 miles (54.04 km) NWonderboom Airport (PRY)Pretoria, South AfricaView Wonderboom Airport on a map Set PRY as destination Airport Get more information about Wonderboom Airport
686.92 miles (139.89 km) NWPilanesberg International Airport (NTY)Pilanesberg, South AfricaView Pilanesberg International Airport on a map Set NTY as destination Airport Get more information about Pilanesberg International Airport
7169.37 miles (272.57 km) WMafikeng Airport (MBD)Mmabatho, South AfricaView Mafikeng Airport on a map Set MBD as destination Airport Get more information about Mafikeng Airport
8170.58 miles (274.53 km) WNWLobatse Airport (LOQ)Lobatse, BotswanaView Lobatse Airport on a map Set LOQ as destination Airport Get more information about Lobatse Airport
9175.74 miles (282.82 km) NNEPolokwane International Airport (PTG)Polokwane, South AfricaView Polokwane International Airport on a map Set PTG as destination Airport Get more information about Polokwane International Airport
10181.93 miles (292.80 km) NWSir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE)Gaborone, BotswanaView Sir Seretse Khama International Airport on a map Set GBE as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seretse Khama International Airport
11185.43 miles (298.43 km) ENEKruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP)Nelspruit, South AfricaView Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport on a map Set MQP as destination Airport Get more information about Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
12188.06 miles (302.65 km) SLeribe Airport (LRB)Leribe, LesothoView Leribe Airport on a map Set LRB as destination Airport Get more information about Leribe Airport
13191.47 miles (308.14 km) EMatsapha Airport (MTS)Manzini, SwazilandView Matsapha Airport on a map Set MTS as destination Airport Get more information about Matsapha Airport
14192.33 miles (309.53 km) SSELadysmith Airport (LAY)Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Ladysmith Airport on a map Set LAY as destination Airport Get more information about Ladysmith Airport
15214.26 miles (344.81 km) NEAir Force Base Hoedspruit (HDS)Hoedspruit, South AfricaView Air Force Base Hoedspruit on a map Set HDS as destination Airport Get more information about Air Force Base Hoedspruit

Map of Furthest Airports from O. R. Tambo International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from O. R. Tambo International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,979.48 miles (19,279.06 km) NEHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
211,969.05 miles (19,262.27 km) NEKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
311,962.60 miles (19,251.89 km) NEKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
411,962.55 miles (19,251.81 km) NEKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
511,954.50 miles (19,238.86 km) NNEUpolu Airport (UPP)Hawi, Hawaii, United StatesView Upolu Airport on a map Set UPP as destination Airport Get more information about Upolu Airport
611,954.19 miles (19,238.36 km) NEMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
711,946.32 miles (19,225.69 km) NNEHilo International Airport (ITO)Hilo, Hawaii, United StatesView Hilo International Airport on a map Set ITO as destination Airport Get more information about Hilo International Airport
811,945.21 miles (19,223.91 km) NNEWaimea-Kohala Airport (MUE)Kamuela, Hawaii, United StatesView Waimea-Kohala Airport on a map Set MUE as destination Airport Get more information about Waimea-Kohala Airport
911,941.61 miles (19,218.12 km) NELanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
1011,933.94 miles (19,205.77 km) NNEPōhakuloa Training Area (BSF)Camp Pohakuloa, Hawaii, United StatesView Pōhakuloa Training Area on a map Set BSF as destination Airport Get more information about Pōhakuloa Training Area
1111,925.78 miles (19,192.64 km) NEWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF
1211,923.96 miles (19,189.70 km) NEHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
1311,923.96 miles (19,189.70 km) NEHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1411,922.16 miles (19,186.81 km) NEDillingham Airfield (HDH)Mokuleia, Hawaii, United StatesView Dillingham Airfield on a map Set HDH as destination Airport Get more information about Dillingham Airfield
1511,917.18 miles (19,178.80 km) NNEKona International Airport at Keāhole (KOA)Kailua / Kona, Hawaii, United StatesView Kona International Airport at Keāhole on a map Set KOA as destination Airport Get more information about Kona International Airport at Keāhole